Multimodal programming environment for kids: A "thought bubble" interface for the pleo robotic character

Kimiko Ryokai, Michael Jongseon Lee, Jonathan Micah Breitbart

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Abstract

We introduce a mixed physical and digital programming environment for children to control robotic characters. We present our design rationale, our initial prototype, report the results from our initial evaluation, and discuss ongoing work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2009
Pages4483-4488
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2009 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Apr 4 2009Apr 9 2009

Publication series

NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings

Other

Other27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period4/4/094/9/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

Keywords

  • Children
  • Programming
  • Robotic toys
  • Tangible

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